Posts Tagged: BP

BREAKING: Chemicals Used in Gulf Makes Oil Spills Worse »

The bad news isn’t over for the Gulf. The preliminary findings of two new studies show that the nearly two million gallons of toxic dispersants applied to the more than 200 million gallons of oil that gushed from the Deepwater Horizon rig may have been more damaging to the ecosystem as a whole than the oil alone.

Preparing for the Day We Hope Never Comes »

As part of my job at Defenders, I continue to learn about the myriad tools we all have to help make wildlife management work in good times, and during crises like oil spills. I made a commitment after the heart-breaking BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico to be a better citizen by becoming a certified Wildlife Sea Otter Responder.